Pro/rNGINEER Wildfire Tips & Tutorial (Pro/E Wildfire 4.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 2.0 and 2001)

ProE Wildfire Tips & Tutorials

ProE Wildfire Part Design Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Mirror for Symmetrical Model in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Mirror for Symmetrical Model in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Mirror for Symmetrical Model in Pro/E WildfireVersion: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0Users who practice surface modeling method always create half model of the symmetrical part and apply mirror feature for the other half. As for Pro/ENGINEER, most of the users started as solid modeler and used to mirror the features instead.This tips show you how to create a mirror feature to complete another half of a symmetrical...

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TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances Version: Pro/E Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 There are a few important improvements for pattern feature in ProE Wildfire 2.0. Besides the direction and axis pattern, you can now exclude the pattern instances in the pattern command. These improvements are being carried forward to ProE Wildfire 3.0, ProE Wildfire 4.0 and later version.

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(FLASH) TIPS: Round stop at Tangent Edges in Pro/E

(FLASH) TIPS: Round stop at Tangent Edges in Pro/E

(FLASH) TIPS: Round stop at Tangent Edges in Pro/E Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Rounds in Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 and Wildfire 3.0 will go thru the tangent edges by default. To create a round which is not applied thru the tangent edges, you will need to press and hold ‘Shift’ key and clicks the round edge again. (FLASH) TIPS: Rounds transition in Pro/E – Stop...

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire – Revolve (Bottle Tutorial 1)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire – Revolve (Bottle Tutorial 1) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0This tutorial is the 1st step of the Bottle’s Surface Modeling tutorial for Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. The feature covered in this tutorial is Revolve, a basic surface modeling tool.Revolve feature has been modernized since the first ProE...

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TIPS: Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep - Section Plane Control

TIPS: Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep - Section Plane Control

TIPS: Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep - Section Plane Control Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 and Wildfire 3.0 There are 3 options for section plane control in Variable Section Sweep feature (Normal to Trajectory, Normal to Projection and Constant Normal Direction). These options can be applied in both Constant Section and Variable...

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 After performing merge process, we are going to create some rounds to smoothen up the sharp edges. Rounds tool for solid modeling and surface modeling are the generally the same. In surface modeling, you will not...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail Version: Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Partial view is used when we want to create views focused to a specific portion/location. By the name of the partial view, we understand that it is a view which is displaying a part or a portion from the full view. The image below illustrated an example of the partial view. Below is a tip showing how to create a partial view...

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TIPS: Move Leader Attachment for a Multi Lines Note in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Move Leader Attachment for a Multi Lines Note in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Move Leader Attachment for a Multi Lines Note in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Can I move the leader attachment of a multi lines note in Pro/E?Yes, you can.

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TIPS: Useful System Parameters in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Useful System Parameters in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 To display a drawing label indicating the model’s useful information in Pro/ENGINEER, you will need to make use of some system parameters. The tables below list down the most commonly used system parameters in Pro/E Drawing. Symbol ‘&’ is used as the syntax to display the system parameter in a note or text field. These system parameters are reserved...

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ProE Wildfire Assembly Modeling Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 The assembly restructure tool allows you to reorder your assembly structure between main assembly and sub assemblies in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Below are the operations than you can perform using the assembly restructuring tool.1. Move a component from main assembly to sub-assembly.2. Move a component from sub-assembly to main...

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TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/E Assembly

TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/ENGINEER Assembly Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0 and Wildfire3.0 Elastic items always fit into the assigned space in an assembly. It may change its length, width, major & minor diameter or/and so on. Common elastic items in engineering are spring (compression, tension, torsion), rubber and foam.In any MCAD, we used to draw a few of the elastic model with different dimensions. For example, spring can...

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ProE Wildfire Sheet Metal Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Solid - Sheetmetal Conversion in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Solid to Sheetmetal Model Conversion. Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0 For some reason, it is more appropriate to start a solid part first and convert it to the sheetmetal part later. This method normally being used due to the design intent or time consumed. Pro/ENGINEER offers some powerful tools to make most of the conversion happen successfully. Below is the steps to create...

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TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during SM conversion

TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during Sheetmetal conversionVersion: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0Pro/ENGINEER takes the default bend radius side and bend radius dimension from Sheetmetal parameters when a conversion is created. The default bend is always an inside radius type with the radius dimension of thickness value. After the rips are created, you can still able to modify the bend radius dimension at specific bend.

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TIPS: Set the default bend radius for Sheetmetal part

TIPS: Set the default bend radius for Pro/E Sheetmetal part Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0 Pro/ENGINEER takes the default bend radius side and bend radius dimension from Sheetmetal parameters whenever a bend is created. The default bend is always inside radius type with the thickness value as radius. To get a specific value of bend radius, you will need to do some setting...

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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEERVersion: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Besides Shrinkage by Scale, You can apply a shrinkage using Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/ENGINEER. To activate the Shrinkage by Dimension command, you can click Shrinkage > By Dimension in the Pro/MOLD menu manager or simply click the Shrinkage by Dimension icon (hide behind the Shrinkage by Scale icon by default). This article basically explains the...

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About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Pro/MOLD is an optional module that runs on top of Pro/ENGINEER. This module provides specific tools which help you to design your molds easier and faster. Pro/MOLD is suitable for plastics part mold maker as well as die casting mold maker. By default, Pro/MOLD is installed during the standard Pro/ENGINEER installation but you will need to have a Pro/MOLD license to run...

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TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 2)

TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 2) Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1) Click here to download the sample part file before begin the tutorial. Continue from (Part 1)..

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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Open dialog box

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Open dialog box

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Open dialog box Versions: ProE Wildfire 4.0 and above Interface for open file dialog box in ProE Wildfire 4.0 has changed. It is actually based on Windows Vista user interface.

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TUTORIAL: Convert unit for a part in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Convert unit for a part in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Convert unit for a part in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0This tutorial shows you how to convert the unit for a part model in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. To begin, open a Pro/E part file which you want to convert its unit. The part shown below was created using inch as the dimensions unit.

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TIPS: List of hidden config.pro in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: List of hidden config.pro in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Since it is called hidden config.pro, there is no official document that we can refer to. These are some of the hidden config.pro as I know off. I believe there is more hidden config.pro that is not listed in the table below. Should you find any, please feel free to share with us by sending...

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